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23:50
23:50

Museveni Vows to Crush Protestors as Salons, Arcades Reopen 1

Speaking at Nakasero State Lodge on Tuesday night, Museveni said the salons and arcades that have been given green light to reopen, must follow the Standard Operating Procedures [SOPs] among them not selling in corridors, steps or verandahs, having temperature guns, enforcing social distancing and hand washing.
23:02
23:02

96 People Return from Europe, North Africa 2

this group brings the total number of returnees to 1,693, ever since June 22nd, 2020 when the country started receiving stranded Ugandans and legal residents.
22:29
22:29

Eastern Legend Corporate Club Seeks 1 Billion to Revive Soroti Stadium big league 1

Apparently, the stadium is in a sorry state since the days of insurgency in Teso. The sorry state of the stadium denied Light SS Football Club chance to use it as a home ground because the Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA declined to approve it.
22:08
22:08

Tribunal Orders Makerere to Stop Deleting Dismissed Staff With Appeals Off Payroll 1 Top story

“All university employees who, in future, file appeals in the staff tribunal after they have been removed from service by the appointments board be left on the payroll and be paid half of the salary until their appeals are concluded by the staff tribunal,” the seven-member tribunal so ordered.
21:43
21:43

Former Kitalya Prison Inmates Sue Government Over Torture, Homosexuality Allegations 1 1 Top story

The applicants accuse Kiyimba of hurling insults at them for allegedly being homosexuals and assaulting three of them with a big stick before ordering that they are tied up with ropes and marched in a procession to Nkokonjeru Police Post.
21:04
21:04

Two Babies Die at Arua Hospital During Power Outages-Director Wenreco. 2 3

West Nile Rural Electrification Company-Wenreco, which supplies power to the region has been experiencing intermittent power outages because of the breakdown in one of the turbines at its dams.
20:36
20:36

Stella Nyanzi Officially Quits Makerere to Join Politics Makerere Universit 1 Top story

Dr. Nyanzi tendered in her resignation from Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) early this month, a request that was considered by the Jolly Uzamukunda Karabaaya-led Appointments Board on July 17. Her resignation means Dr. Nyanzi is now free to contest for any political office in the forthcoming elections.
20:21
20:21

Museveni Challenger Accuses Party EC of Trying to Lock Him Out Dr. Tanga Odoi

Ssimbwa, who notes that President Museveni has no time for the party and hence the need to replace him, says he has tried to get the EC to provide him with the regulations that will govern this year’s elections but in vain. He says although Dr Tanga Odoi, the party’s Electoral Commission Chairman had indicated that all leadership positions are up for grabs, the reality seems different.
19:59
19:59

Uganda Halts Use of Hdyroxychloroquine for COVID-19 Treatment COVID-19 in Uganda 1

The drug has been used to treat some positive cases of the disease at some treatment facilities like Entebbe General Hospital. It was used in combination with antibiotics like azithromycin and painkillers where needed.
19:53
19:53

Hawkers Charged For Assaulting KCCA Officials

Abdu Sejjoba and Juma Akakwansa appeared before the Buganda Road Chief Magistrate, Mariam Akello on Tuesday afternoon. Court heard that while in New Taxi park on July 17th, 2020 Ssejoba assaulted Musa Mutyaba who was enforcing trade order in the park.
19:24
19:24

30 Senior Police Officers Sent to Kyankwanzi for Ideological Course 1 Top story

Those going for the course are SSP Edgar Nyabongo from the Political Commissariat headed by AIGP Asan Kasingye, joined by superintendents Juventile Euku from the Police Training School, Kabalye, Tito Byaruhanga and Geoffrey Ben Okae from the Anti-Stock Theft Unit-ASTU, Medard Asiimwe, from the Field Force Unit, Martin Lubega and Kalungi Fredrick from the human resource management headed by Brig Jesse Kamunanwire.
17:55
17:55

Tycoon Shumuk Tasked to Explain Dubious Takeover of Dewinton Land 1 4

Mukesh repossessed the said property in 1992 from the East African Aluminum Works Company which had owned it since 1953. But according to a select committee which is investigating the controversial repossession of Departed Asian properties in Uganda, the transfer of ownership for the said land is dubious.
17:36
17:36

Gov't Issues SOPs for Boda Bodas Parliament 2 1

According to Joy Kabatsi all Boda Boda cyclists should sanitize regularly including their jackets and motorbikes before every trip. They will also be required to wear helmets which should be sanitized while passengers wear face shields or masks.
17:17
17:17

Three Children Perish in House Fire fire outbreak 3 1 Top story

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, says the minor’s parents were attending a vigil in the neighborhood when fire gutted their grass thatched house. He says the parents were alerted by an alarm made by the neighbors.
17:10
17:10

Kitgum Municipality Endorses Readjustment of USMID Project Designs 2 1

Alfred Alexis Abonga, the Kitgum Municipal Council Engineer says they have recommended that the design adopted for installation of solar street lights on Kitgum and Philip Adonga roads should instead be used for all the roads.
16:58
16:58

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases in Lower Risk Ages 1

Health officials note that over 80 percent are aged 20-40 while around 10 percent are 50-60 years old. This according to doctors is one of the main reasons why the country has not yet registered any COVID-19 related death.
16:52
16:52

UNRA to Divert Traffic at Naalya Roundabout

UNRA’s Media Relations Manager, Allan Ssempebwa, says effective July 23, Kamuli road that leads to Naalya roundabout shall be closed and traffic diverted to East Africa and Kaduyu road, next to the National Council for Higher Education.
16:51
16:51

Minister Asked to Intervene as Crocodiles Bully Communities Near L. George Lake George 3 1

Kadaga's directive followed concerns by Kitagwenda County MP Abbas Agaba about reports that crocodiles have eaten eight people over the last two months, in areas surrounding Lake George, in Western Uganda. The lake with a depth of 2.4 metres covers an area of 250 kilometres squared.
16:21
16:21

MPs Want Gov't to Resolve SGS Contract Saga Parliament 1 1

On Tuesday, Members of Parliament on the physical infrastructure committee were supposed to meet a team from the Ministry of Works, Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA), the Attorney General William Byaruhanga and the former AG Mwesigwa Rukutana, but none showed up except their representatives.
16:20
16:20

DP Suspends Two Officials Over Membership Cards 3

According to Mao, well as the genuine DP membership cards have the signature of the acting Secretary General, the ones issued by Shaffiq Dembe and Didas Lukyamuzi lack the signature.
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